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While President Obama Ponders August 2 Debt-Ceiling Deadline, Speed Traders Look at August 4 for Chicago High-Frequency Trading Conference

Commissioner Bart ChiltonWhile President Obama ponders the August 2 deadline of raising the debt ceiling, speed traders, quants and investors are set to take advantage by August 4 of the Early Bird Registration for High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 Chicago, "How Speed Traders Leverage Cutting-Edge Strategies in the Post-Flash Crash World", October 3-5, (http://www.HFTLeadersForum.com). Practitioners and members of the high-frequency trading community are encouraged to take advantage of the reduced pricing, 20% OFF; in addition, Golden Networking is offering discounts for groups of 3 or more, which represent 40% OFF general registration pricing. The list of leaders of the industry who will be speaking at High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 includes lunch keynote speaker Bart Chilton, Commissioner, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and:

·       Mr. Aaron Lebovitz, Managing Director, Infinium Capital Management

·       Mr. Adam Afshar, Chief Executive Officer and President, Hyde Park Global

·       Dr. Andrew Kumiega, Adjunct Professor, University of Chicago

·       Dr. Christian Zimmer, Head for Quantitative Portfolio Management and Research, Itaú Unibanco's Asset Management

·       Mr. Christopher Willox, Director of Trading, Fenimore Asset Management

·       Mr. Edgar Perez, Author, The Speed Traders

·       Dr. Euan Sinclair, Risk Manager, Bluefin Trading

·       Mr. James Austin, President, Vertex Analytics

·       Mr. James Leman, Principal and Capital Markets Head, Westwater Corp.

·       Mr. Jitesh Thakkar, Founder and President, Edge Financial Technologies

·       Dr. Jonathan Brogaard, Professor, University of Washington's Foster School of Business

·       Mr. Jonathan Kanterman, leading consultant to hedge funds

·       Mr. Jonathan Kinlay, Founder and CEO, Systematic Strategies LLC

·       Mr. Ken Kinkopf, Founder and President, Kinkopf Capital Management, LLC

·       Mr. Louis Mak, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, I-Access Group

·       Mr. Marvin Kelly, Chief Executive Officer, Quaternion Capital Management

·       Mr. Mike Bellafiore, Co-Founder, SMB Capital

·       Mr. Milind Sharma, Chief Executive Officer, QuantZ Capital Management

·       Mr. Morgan Hill, Founding Partner, Attis Capital LLC

·       Mr. Nathaniel Baker, Editor, Bloomberg Hedge Funds Brief, Bloomberg LP

·       Dr. Petter Kolm, Clinical Associate Professor at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University

·       Mr. Will Mechem, Managing Director, Pan Alpha Trading

·       Mr. William Kenney, President, Knox Capital Management

High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 Chicago will provide hundreds of practitioners the most up-to-date overview of cutting-edge developments and insights to build a competitive advantage in high-frequency trading. Recognized practitioners, experts, regulators, and strategists, will come to High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 to provide the information practitioners are looking for in an open and unbiased environment, highly conducive to the most efficient and effective networking, covering the most relevant issues:

  • One Year after the Flash Crash: Lessons Learned
  • Profitably Running a High-Frequency Trading Operation in 2011 and Beyond
  • Technology Infrastructure to Enable Ultra High-Frequency Trading
  • High Frequency Trading Regulatory Overview in U.S., Europe and Asia
  • Avoiding High Frequency Trading Landmines in Emerging Markets and Asset Classes
  • The Future and Challenges of High-Frequency Trading
High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 Chicago is produced by Golden Networking (http://www.goldennetworking.net), the premier networking community for business executives, entrepreneurs and investors. Upcoming Golden Networking's Forums and Business Receptions include:

·       High-Frequency Trading Happy Hour New York (http://www.hfthappyhour.com),  August 9th, New York City

·       High-Frequency Trading Happy Hour Chicago (http://hfthappyhourchicago.eventbrite.com), August 23rd, Chicago

·       High-Frequency Trading Happy Hour Hong Kong (http://hfthappyhourhongkong.eventbrite.com), August 25th, Hong Kong

·       High-Frequency Trading Happy Hour Singapore (http://hfthappyhourhongkong.eventbrite.com), August 25th, Singapore

·       High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 Hong Kong , "How Speed Traders Leverage Cutting-Edge Strategies in the Post-Flash Crash World" (http://hftleadersforumhongkong.eventbrite.com), September, 19-21, Hong Kong

·       High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 Chicago, "How Speed Traders Leverage Cutting-Edge Strategies in the Post-Flash Crash World" (http://hftleadersforumchicago.eventbrite.com), October 3-5, Chicago

·       High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 Sao Paulo, "How Speed Traders Leverage Cutting-Edge Strategies in the Post-Flash Crash World" (http://hftleadersforumsaopaulo.eventbrite.com), October 24-26, Sao Paulo, Brazil

·       High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 Singapore, "How Speed Traders Leverage Cutting-Edge Strategies in the Post-Flash Crash World" (http://hftleadersforumsingapore.eventbrite.com), November 13-15, Singapore

Golden Networking has compiled the insights of top experts and industry practitioners and produced DVD Video Packages for its Leaders and Experts Forums, including:

·       High-Frequency Trading Experts Workshop DVD Video Package, "Practical Implementation of High-Frequency Trading Strategies", http://www.HFTExpertsWorkshop.com

·       High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 DVD Video Package, "How Speed Traders Leverage Cutting-Edge Strategies in the Post-Flash Crash World", http://www.HFTLeadersForum.com

·       2nd China Leaders Forum DVD Video Package, "Is the Chinese Dragon Poised for Global Dominance or Economic Implosion?", http://www.ChinaLeadersForum.com

·       Distressed Investing Experts Forum 2010 DVD Video Package, "Analyzing and Valuing Distressed Companies, Securities and Real Estate", http://www.DistressedInvestingExpertsForum.com

·       Derivatives Leaders Forum 2010 DVD Video Package, "Strategies for Increasing Profits under an Evolving Regulatory Framework", http://www.DerivativesLeadersForum.com

·       High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2010 DVD Video Package, "Innovating and Profiting from High-Frequency Trading in 2010 and Beyond", http://www.HFTLeadersForum.com

·       High-Frequency Trading Experts Forum 2010 DVD Video Package, "Starting and Running a High-Frequency Trading Operation", http://www.HFTExpertsForum.com

·       Hedge Funds Leaders Forum 2010 DVD Video Package, "Generating Alpha in Challenging Times", http://www.HedgeFundsLeadersForum.com

·       Distressed Investing Leaders Forum 2010 DVD Video Package, "Extraordinary Opportunities Investors Cannot Afford to Pass", http://www.DistressedInvestingLeadersForum.com

·       China Leaders Forum 2009 DVD Video Package, "Addressing the Challenges Posed by the Present Wave of Chinese Globalization", http://www.ChinaLeadersForum.com

·       Distressed Investing Leaders Forum 2009 DVD Video Package, "The Most Comprehensive Guide for Any Investor in Distressed Assets", http://www.DistressedInvestingLeadersForum.com

Panelists, speakers and sponsors are invited to contact Golden Networking by sending an email to info@goldennetworking.net. Golden Networking has been frequently featured in the press, including recent articles in The Wall Street Journal, "Happy Hour for High-Frequency Trading", The New York Times, "Golden Networking Helps Job Seekers Make Overseas Connections", Los Angeles Times, "Speed-addicted traders dominate today's stock market", Reuters, "Revamp looms as trading experts huddle at SEC" and Columbia Business School's Hermes Alumni Magazine, "10 Under 10".

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